Bug.a.boo

257d

What's something that can help me, besides medications?

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

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  • littlebug

    257d

    salt and electrolyte supplements

  • FreggyFazballz

    256d

    I usually drink Gatorade or propel, and eat salty fries from restaurants. And staying cool- heat makes it worde

  • Whimsi269

    256d

    As they said salt and electrolytes, also taking a break when you need it and not overdoing it. I find laying down with my legs up helps (just make sure to be careful when you stand up!)

  • rosieee

    255d

    liquid IV has SAVED ME

  • kab

    255d

    Liquid IV has made a huge difference for me

  • BoomerangValentine

    255d

    I agree with electrolytes! Liquid IV is fantastic. Also PT with someone specializing in POTS was very helpful for me for awhile. I did IV fluids for about a year, and they helped, but I know they can be hard to get sometimes. Good luck! :)

  • Dee22

    248d

    Exercise!! Walking slowing and building up each day and doing it everyday. Resting made me much worse. Hydrating before walking too (not water). I’m so much better and off all meds. I went to so many doctors, and only the last one told me to walk. I haven’t had to go back to doctor since for POTS.

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